BC Local Government Job Posting Service

BC Public Service
Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General

Senior Policy Analyst

$73,400.00 - $101,900.00 annually

Bring your analytical and project management expertise to this dynamic opportunity

The Community Safety and Crime Prevention Branch is responsible for victim service and violence against women programming, crime prevention initiatives, restorative justice, responses to sexual exploitation and human trafficking, and civil forfeiture. The Branch provides province-wide funding and services through police-based and community-based victim service programs, stopping the violence counselling and outreach programs, children who witness abuse programs, VictimLink BC, crime prevention programs and initiatives and community-based restorative justice programs.

As Senior Policy Analyst, you will be responsible for leading the development of strategic policy, legislation and program projects to support the work of the Branch. The Policy Unit provides policy, legislative and research analysis and support to other Branch units, the Executive Directors, Assistant Deputy Minister, Deputy Minister and Minister as required. The Analysts in this unit also provide support to a number of inter-Ministry working groups and federal/provincial/territorial working groups on victims of crime, crime prevention, family violence, restorative justice, Aboriginal justice and other related matters.

This role has wide discretion to determine the appropriate approach for projects and to define deliverables that are consistent with the direction, objectives and priorities of the Branch. You will lead or participate in Branch and inter-ministry committees as well as on committees with community, justice system and other key partners related to legislation, policy, programs and protocol development. You will research and develop policy recommendations, provide senior level, confidential advice concerning policy options and lead complex and multi-faceted projects on a broad range of issues relevant to the mandate of the Branch. You will identify and respond to issues and draft confidential briefing materials, submissions and other documents to support executive decision making.
Qualifications for this role include:
Undergraduate degree in a related field (e.g. criminology, law, social sciences, business administration, public administration, etc.) plus three (3) years combined relevant experience (see job posting); an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

For more information and to apply by January 20, 2019, please go to

Location: Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Policy & Research
Posted: December 31, 2018, 11:35 am
Expires: January 20, 2019, 4:30 pm